PAUL DI'ANNO To Record Acoustic CD Of MAIDEN Classics

Former IRON MAIDEN vocalist Paul Di'Anno is in the studio recording the first all-acoustic album of MAIDEN classics, due later in the year. As a way to get the fans excited about the upcoming collection, Di'Anno and his band, dubbed KILLERS, recently recorded acoustic versions of "Wrathchild" and "Remember Tomorrow" at XFM Radio's London studio. ...

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MOTÖRHEAD Announce U.K. Dates

MOTÖRHEAD will embark on a U.K. tour in October. Confirmed dates are as follows: Oct. 05 – Norwich, UK @ Uea Oct. 06 - Folkstone, UK @ Leas Cliff Hall Oct. 08 - Nottingham, UK @ Rock City Oct. 09 - Newcastle, UK @ City Hall Oct. 10 - Glasgow, UK @ Barrowlands Oct. 12 ...

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AC/DC Get Louder On EPIC Reissues

AC/DC guitarist Malcolm Young says that the recently-reissued versions of the group's classic LPs are louder and more forceful sounding than previous CD editions of the albums. "That's the big plus, I thought. You know, I stuck one on the other day, and I stuck the new one on to compare, and it was like ...

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STRAPPING YOUNG LAD Enter BILLBOARD HEATSEEKERS Chart

STRAPPING YOUNG LAD's "SYL" has entered the Billboard Heetseakers chart at #97 during its first week of release, according to the band's record label, Century Media Records. STRAPPING YOUNG LAD have just completed a North American tour with NILE, DARK TRANQUILLITY, NAPALM DEATH and THE BERZERKER and are preparing to hit the road in Europe ...

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COLD To Film 'Stupid Girl' Video In Minnesota

COLD will film a video for their new single, "Stupid Girl", on Saturday, Feb. 22 at Bancroft School in Minneapolis, Minnesota. "Stupid Girl" was co-written by WEEZER frontman Rivers Cuomo, who also sings background vocals on the song. The track comes off the group's forthcoming album, "Year Of The Spider", due on April 29 through ...

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FUELED II FIRE: New MP3 Posted Online

FUELED II FIRE, the new band featuring former PISSING RAZORS members Cesar Soto (guitar), Joe Rodriguez (vocals) and Mat Lynch (guitar), have posted another full-length MP3 via their official web site at this location. "A Fate Unfortunate" comes off a four-song demo that was recently completed with producer/engineer Ben Vallejo (SPARTA, ILL NINO, ...

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VEX RED Part Ways With Singer, Band Future Uncertain

Ending weeks of speculation, VEX RED drummer Ben Calvert and bassist/programmer Keith Lambert have announced that lead singer Terry Abbott has left the band. Speaking to the fans on the group's official message board, Keith had this to say: "The reason I have been silent for so long is because I haven't known where we ...

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UNHOLY GHOST Complete Demo, Launch Web Site

UNHOLY GHOST, the new band featuring DIABOLIC founding members Aantar Lee Coates (drums), Paul Ouellette (vocals/bass), and Jerry Mortellaro (guitar), have completed a three-song demo at XXX studios in Tampa, Florida. The tracks featured on the demo are as follows: 01. Soul Disment 02. Under Existence 03. Denounciation UNHOLY GHOST, whose lineup is completed by ...

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DREAMS OF DAMNATION Announce Tour Dates, Continue Work On Demo

Los Angeles thrash metal act DREAMS OF DAMNATION, featuring former DARK ANGEL axeman Jim Durkin, have announced the following dates: Mar. 01 – Hollywood, CA @ The Garage (Metal For Cancer) Jun. 09 – Santa Ana, CA @ The Galaxy (w/ IMMOLATION, GRAVE) The Metal For Cancer benefit for Tony "Bones" Hernandez will be headlined ...

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ROCK CITY MORGUE Line Up Texan Gigs

New Orleans, Louisiana-based ROCK CITY MORGUE, featuring former WHITE ZOMBIE bassist Sean Yseult, ex-MAN SCOUTS OF AMERICA frontman Rik Slave, and ex-SYRUP drummer Michael Brueggen, have announced the following dates during March: Mar. 13 - Room 710 - Austin, TX Mar. 14 - Red Eye Fly - Austin, TX ...

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